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John Reid: The 2003 DNA Prisoner Sampling Exercise was carried out in all prison establishments where prisoners were identified as not having had a sample taken, with the exception of young offenders institutions.
David Davis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prisoners were identified through the Prisoner Sampling Exercise in 2003 as not having their DNA on the National DNA Database; and what proportion of those prisoners subsequently had a sample taken before their release. 
John Reid: Data on prisoners and patients in secure mental establishments as at 28 February 2003 was examined during the Prisoner Sampling Exercise. 5,400 of these were identified as having no DNA profile on the National DNA Database. 3,772 of these prisoners and patients (70 per cent. had a DNA sample taken and added to the National DNA Database.
David Davis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prisoners in England and Wales had their DNA samples taken during the course of the DNA Prisoner Sampling Exercise carried out in 2003. 
Mr. Jeremy Browne: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the average distance in miles was between (a) females and (b) males in prison and their registered home address in each year since 1997. 
|Average distance from home area|
|Male||Female||Male and Female|
Mr. Jeremy Browne: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) males and (b) females are (i) on remand and (ii) convicted prisoners being held in a prison (A) up to 50 miles, (B) between 50 and 100 miles and (C) over 100 miles from their home. 
These figures have been drawn from administrative IT systems which, as with any large scale recording system, are subject to possible errors arising from data entry and processing. For this reason the data may not be wholly accurate due to the relatively small numbers involved.
|Average distance of prisoners from home by gender and custody status January 2007|
|(A) Under 50 miles||(B) Between 50 and 100 miles||(C) Over 100 miles||Total|
David Davis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 19 February 2007, Official Report, column 325W, on prison capacity, how many additional prison officers he expects to be recruited in 2007 to oversee the additional prison places created. 
John Reid: The number of prison officers and custody officers varies depending on the regime and the type and location of the prison. We estimate that around 500 additional prison officers and prison custody officers will be required to staff the 2,500 additional places that will come into use in 2007.
Mr. Mullin: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the budget allocation for the London Probation Area (a) was for 2006-07 and (b) is for 2007-08; and what assessment he has made of the potential impact of a change in the budget on service delivery. 
(a) London Probation Boards total budget for 2006-07 was £137.5 million.
(b) London has received a total provisional allocation for 2007-08 of £144.6 million.
This provides for a 5.1 per cent. cash increase on the 2006-07 figure. Regional offender managers are currently negotiating service level agreements with each probation board setting out what services are delivered within agreed resources.
Dr. Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 8 January 2007, Official Report, column 144W, on illegal fox hunts, what the names were of the defendants in the prosecutions referred to where all proceedings are complete. 
Joan Ryan: Those granted refugee status or humanitarian protection under the immigration rules and their respective dependants on or after the date on which the loan scheme comes into operation will be eligible to apply for an integration loan. Numbers of eligible applicants will be dependant on how many individuals are granted the appropriate status but we are working on the assumption that there will be no significant rise in numbers from last year. In 2006, 2,170 individuals were granted refugee status and 60 were given humanitarian protection.
Mr. Iain Wright: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people in Hartlepool have broken the terms of their (a) bail conditions, (b) antisocial behaviour orders and (c) acceptable behaviour contract in each of the last five years. 
Data extracted from the Court Proceedings Database held by the Office for Criminal Justice Reform showing the number of defendants proceeded against and found guilty of Failing to
surrender to Bail in the Hartlepool local justice area (LJA) and the Cleveland police force area are shown in the following table.
Data are not collected centrally on other breaches of bail condition. The figures given for Hartlepool LJA will include defendants who do not necessarily live in Hartlepool itself, but their cases were heard in Hartlepool.
Antisocial behaviour order (ASB0) breach data are available at criminal justice system (CJS) area level only. These data relate to cases where individuals have been proven in court to have broken the terms of their ASBO.
|Number of defendants proceeded against at magistrates courts and found guilty at all courts for failing to surrender to bail, in the Hartlepool local justice area and Cleveland police force area, 2001 to 2005( 1, 2)|
|Proceeded against||Found guilty||Proceeded against||Found guilty||Proceeded against||Found guilty||Proceeded against||Found guilty||Proceeded against||Found guilty|
|(1) These data are on the principal offence basis.|
(2) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts and police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.
Paul Rowen: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many car accidents involving a pedestrian being injured or killed (a) resulted in police successfully prosecuting a motorist and (b) were hit and run cases with no one apprehended in each of the last five years; and what the average sentence was in each prosecution. 
Mr. Coaker [holding answer 26 March 2007]: While the Department for Transport monitors details of road traffic accidents including hit and run', this information is not linked with details of any subsequent arrests and prosecutions.
Information collected on the Court Proceedings Database held by the Office for Criminal Justice Reform does not identify the type of vehicle and casualty (i.e. pedestrian, driver or passenger) involved in road traffic accidents where proceedings have been brought.
Information held on the database on the number of prosecutions and findings of guilt for accident' offences under the Road Traffic Act 1988 section 170(4) and (7) does not distinguish those offences which resulted in injury from those which resulted in damage or both injury and damage.
Tony Baldry: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 27 February 2007, Official Report, column 1229W, on Samantha Jackson, when he expects a decision to be taken on the case of Samantha Jackson (reference 410144101). 
Justine Greening: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many young people were held in (a) secure children's homes, (b) secure training centres and (c) young offender institutions in each month since 2002; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: The information requested can be found in the table. It relates to young people serving juvenile sentences in secure training centres, secure children's homes and juvenile young offender institutions. It does not include young adults in young offender institutions for over 18-year-olds.
|Numbers in Secure Children's Homes, Secure Training Centres, including those in Juvenile Institutions 2002-07( 1)|
|Secure Childrens Homes||Secure Training Centres||Juvenile Institutions( 2)|
|(1 )The age group shown in the table are under 18s only, except those completing a Detention and Training Order. Normally under 18s would not be expected to be found in young offender institutions. (2) Including some young people recently reaching age 18.|
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